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Central Bank of Egypt

$510m increase in Egypt’s foreign exchange reserves in May: CBE

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced that foreign reserves increased by $510m during May, to register the eighth monthly consecutive rise. In a press statement released on Wednesday, the CBE said that foreign exchange reserves rose to $17.520bn in May, compared to $17.01bn in April. The CBE did not reveal the reasons for this …

Hossam Mounir

Federation of Egyptian Banks and lost independence

When I read the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Law No. 88 of 2003, known as the Banking Law, I could not help but notice Article No. 44 regarding the Federation of Egyptian Banks (FEB).To save the effort of interpreting the law for non-specialists, I will list a summary in the following points: The CBE …

Hany Aboul Fotouh